401950-Distribution Services Center
Special Instructions to Applicants:
This is a full-time benefits-eligible position. Benefits include
competitive salary; health, dental, vision, life insurance, AD
& D, long-term disability; 3 weeks paid vacation per year; 3
weeks of accrued sick leave per year; 13 paid holidays; retirement;
and generous education assistance for an employee, spouse and
dependent children taking classes at UCM .
Completed UCM online application for employment required.
Incomplete applications will not be considered.
A review will begin immediately and continue until filled.
NOTE : A background check is required for the selected candidate of
this position and any job offer is contingent on the results of
The University of Central Missouri is an Equal Opportunity Employer
and specifically invites applications from women, minorities,
veteran status, and people with disabilities.
Monday-Friday 7:30 am-4:30 pm
Occasional nights and weekends
Open Until Filled
Inspects, receives, exercises proper handling, sorts and delivers
incoming and outgoing mail, packages, and materials received at the
Distribution Services Center. Delivers packages and materials
within 24 hours of receipt or sooner unless oversized or over 50
lbs. Coordinates with Facilities, Planning and Operations Set Up
department to arrange delivery of oversized packages or shipments
exceeding 50 lbs. Picks up mail at scheduled locations, meters,
accounts for, weighs all classes of outgoing mail and delivers to
the post office. Sets up and operates labelers, tabbers, inserters,
sealing machines, printers, copy machine, postal software, and
package tracking software for bulk/campus mailings. Coordinates
with freight carriers to ensure timely and accurate shipments
including document preparation, control and filing activities.
Resolves shipment issues and communicates with internal customers
and external vendors and carriers about any delays. Addresses
customer inquiries in a timely manner to ensure customer
satisfaction. Notifies property control personnel upon receipt of
fixed asset purchases, which must be inventoried by accounting
Education & Formal Training
High school diploma or equivalent
Other Education & Formal Training
Word-Processing, Spreadsheet, Other - postal meter software,
package tracking software and shipping software preferred.
1. Two years’ mail experience preferred.
2. Knowledge of postal and shipping regulations preferred.
3. Previous shipping and receiving, materials handling, warehouse
or related experience preferred.
Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, & State/Federal
Requirements of Position:
Criminal History check, Driver's license, Missouri license
Other Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, &
Forklift Certification preferred.
Special Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge:
Attention to detail, Communication skills, including oral,
written, and/or nonverbal, Knowledge of a University environment
preferred, Human Relations/Interpersonal skills, Ability to manage
multiple concurrent projects and meet deadlines, Maintain
Other Special Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge
Good driving record.
Ability to work with little supervision.
Ability to work under short deadlines.
Ability to memorize names and locations of faculty, staff, graduate
assistants, and student employees and keep up with the constant
Knowledge of Postal regulations and postage rates and ability to
learn and retain changes to those regulations and rates.
Knowledge of best mailing procedures and when mailings qualify for
bulk mailings versus regular mail in an effort to reduce postage
Ability to determine the proper class of mail and the most
economical way to send it.
Ability to account for express, certified, registered and insured
mail and make sure it is signed for.
Ability to handle money through a postage meter.
Specify sensory abilities:
Physical & Environmental Factors:
Excessive standing and/or walking, Exposure to extreme
temperatures, Exposure to fumes and/or chemicals, Exposure to loud
noises, Lifting (weight) - 70lbs.
Other Physical & Environmental Factors
Special Working Conditions:
Work in stressful conditions
Other Special Working Conditions
Ability to Keyboard
Keyboarding test required. Minimum speed required - 30 wpm
Other Special Qualifications
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- * Do you understand that the university requires a background
check for this position and that any job offer made to the selected
candidate is contingent upon the results of this check?
- * International students on an F1or J1 Visa are not eligible
for this position due to Visa regulations. Are you a UCM student on
an F1 or J1 Visa?
- Cover Letter